Antique English Georgian-Style Breakfront Bookcase in Mahogany with Arched Mullions, circa 1930

Price: $8, 490.00

Product ID : BKC00024

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A handsome Georgian-style breakfront bookcase in fine mahogany with arched mullioned glazed panels & a scrolled lattice pediment top with dentil crown molding, below which are carved pendants. The projecting center section offers three storage drawers while the sides offer interior shelving. Bookcase rests on square bracket feet. England, circa 1900-1930. Note: Cabinet doors have more recent glass but they are all individual pieces that have real mullions held in place with traditional plaster glazing. Locks are original and look mid 19th century, dovetails are all hand-made & the secondary wood in the drawers is mahogany. There are many more slots for shelves. Additional shelves can be made to suit your needs.

87" wide (at crown molding) x 17" deep (sides) to 20" deep (center) x 89.5" high (to finial)

Interior depth of center: 14.5" deep; Interior depth of sides: 11.5" deep

Lower cabinet: 32.5" high; Upper cabinet: 42.5" high (excluding pediment top)

This piece can disassemble into crown and plinth and then 3 pieces on the bottom and 3 on the top for shipping and moving into tight spaces.

Georgian (In the Style Of)

Materials and Techniques:

Place of Origin:

Early 20th Century

Date of Manufacture:
Circa 1930


Rewoven. Replacements made: It looks like one brass key plate is original and the others were copied to match the original. Brass pulls may be original. Refinished. Wear consistent with age and use. Bookcase was lightly restored and waxed.


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